Draft Intelligence Law Portends Further Squeeze on China’s Civil Society

Draft Intelligence Law Portends Further Squeeze on China’s Civil Society

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Provisions in China’s new draft intelligence law, if adopted in their current form, would further tighten control over civil society organizations, both domestic and international, and which already are under assault as “hostile forces” that threaten “national security.”

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China Must Drop All Charges Against Lawyer Xie Yang

China Must Drop All Charges Against Lawyer Xie Yang

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CHRD calls on the Chinese government to drop all charges against human rights lawyer Xie Yang. He has reportedly been released on bail following a May 8 show trial. The rights violations against Xie, from his alleged torture in detention to interferences to his access to lawyers of his own (read more…)

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[CHRB] China Punishes Human Rights Defenders and Dissidents with Unfair Trials and Prison Terms (4/23-25/17)

[CHRB] China Punishes Human Rights Defenders and Dissidents with Unfair Trials and Prison Terms (4/23-25/17)

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Chinese authorities put several human rights defenders on trial over phony charges in retaliation for their defense or exercise of human rights. These cases involve two human rights lawyers, one citizen journalist, one migrant labor rights activist, four activists who had exposed local illegal detention facilities, and five members of (read more…)

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Earth Day: China Must Protect Human Rights To Effectively Protect the Environment

Earth Day: China Must Protect Human Rights To Effectively Protect the Environment

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The Chinese government must protect human rights to make meaningful progress in environmental protection. Basic rights like freedom of expression, assembly, association and press are fundamental to any genuine attempt to effectively respond to serious threats to the environment and public health, CHRD said today, to mark this year’s Earth (read more…)

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Alert: Trial & Verdict Announcements in 4 Cases at End of March

Alert: Trial & Verdict Announcements in 4 Cases at End of March

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Human rights defenders Su Changlan, Chen Qitang, Chen Yunfei, and Xia Lin face court hearings on March 30-31 as authorities continue the government’s political persecution of rights activists and lawyers.

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[CHRB] Detentions in Suzhou & Xinjiang; New Measures Curb Free Expression (3/20-23, 2017)

[CHRB] Detentions in Suzhou & Xinjiang; New Measures Curb Free Expression (3/20-23, 2017)

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Nine individuals in Suzhou in Jiangsu Province remain held in an extended police operation, an ex-judge is criminally detained in Xinjiang, and the Chinese government further restricts free expression.

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Su Changlan Named 2017 Recipient of Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

Su Changlan Named 2017 Recipient of Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

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Activist Su Changlan, detained in Guangdong since October 2014, has been named the third recipient of the Cao Shunli Memorial Award.

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CHRD Releases “They Target My Human Rights Work as a Crime”: Annual Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in China (2016)

CHRD Releases “They Target My Human Rights Work as a Crime”: Annual Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in China (2016)

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Promoting and protecting human rights remained a high-risk activity in 2016, says CHRD in its annual report released today on the situation of human rights defenders in China, They Target My Human Rights Work as a Crime. The Chinese government intensified crackdowns on human rights defenders (HRDs) and criminalized rights (read more…)

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“人权小额资助”2017年度启事

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“人权小额资助”项目旨在为遭受人权侵犯的受害者(尤其是人权捍卫者)提供寻求司法救济的法律援助; 为受到迫害的人权捍卫者提供人道援助; 并支持倡导人权的民间社团行动,培植和推广公民社会理念与实践,推进政府透明和有责必追。本项目同时致力于推动中国政府落实包括《世界人权宣言》和中国政府已经加入的各项国际人权公约,并促使国内法的制订和实施符合国际人权标准,以实现所有人在政治、经济、社会、文化等方面的基本人权得到保障。

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China: Investigate Torture Allegations of Detained Lawyer Xie Yang, Hold Torturers Accountable

China: Investigate Torture Allegations of Detained Lawyer Xie Yang, Hold Torturers Accountable

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CHRD calls on the Chinese government to promptly and impartially investigate torture allegations made by detained human rights lawyer Xie Yang (谢阳), and reiterates our persistent demand for the unconditional and immediate release of all incarcerated rights lawyers.

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[CHRB] Eleven Activists Remain Forcibly Disappeared in Shenzhen, at Risk of Torture in Police Custody (1/5-1/12/2017)

[CHRB] Eleven Activists Remain Forcibly Disappeared in Shenzhen, at Risk of Torture in Police Custody (1/5-1/12/2017)

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Eleven activists in the city of Shenzhen remain forcibly disappeared since police seized them between November 15 and December 8. Three of them are confirmed to be under “residential surveillance” and suspected of “subversion of state power.”

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[CHRB] Wukan Protesters Imprisoned; Church Pastor Tried on “State Secrets” Charge (12/24/2016-1/4/2017)

[CHRB] Wukan Protesters Imprisoned; Church Pastor Tried on “State Secrets” Charge (12/24/2016-1/4/2017)

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On December 26, nine residents of Wukan Village in Guangdong were given prison sentences for protesting the persecution of a local leader, and a court in Guizhou secretly tried church pastor Yang Hua on a “state secrets” charge. Also, Hangzhou democracy activist Lü Gengsong is suffering from poor health in (read more…)

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